Here’s a little boost to help you get the week started on a happy note. (And a little bonus motivation: Check back tomorrow because we’ve got an awesome giveaway coming up.)
3 fun things to do this week
The first Saturday in August is National Mustard Day, which is a great excuse to make your own mustard. (I am partial to this honey-tarragon mustard, which is just the right balance of sweet and tangy.)
Get outside and make these awesome rainbow bubble snakes.
Alternatively, camp out in the air-conditioning and become an expert in music appreciation with Yale’s free online course.
3 ideas for this week’s dinners
These avocado spring rolls are a little fiddly, but they taste great — and are perfect for those nights when it just feels too hot to eat anything
Shrimp pizza feels like you made an effort when all you really made was garlic sauce.
This baked corn and tomato risotto makes a different twist on all the corn, tomatoes, and basil that end up in your shopping cart this time of year.